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Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in El Paso
2020

Why These Criminal Defense Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored El Paso Criminal Defense Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Benjamin Law Firm

The Benjamin Law Firm is a criminal defense, litigation, and aviation law firm founded in 2010 by former Assistant District Attorney, Brock Morgan Benjamin. Based in El Paso, it is licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Texas. In 2012, Attorney Benjamin was certified as a criminal law specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. The firm has successfully defended clients in a range of criminal cases, from drug-related crimes and assault to sex crimes and homicide.

1600 N Kansas St
El Paso, TX 79902

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Claudio Flores, Jr., P.C., Attorney at Law

Claudio Flores Jr. PC Attorney at Law offers criminal defense to clients in El Paso and its surrounding areas. He is experienced at handling a broad range of criminal cases, including driving under the influence, domestic violence, theft, and violent crimes such as homicide and manslaughter. Claudio Flores Jr. practices in several other legal areas, as well, including family law, probate, and divorce. Service is available in English and Spanish.

521 Texas Ave
El Paso, TX 79901

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Dunham & Jones, Attorneys at Law, P.C.

Established in 1989, Dunham & Jones Attorneys at Law PC provide criminal defense to clients throughout the state of Texas, including El Paso. It has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. The firm provides legal counsel and representation in a variety of cases, including driving while intoxicated and domestic violence. It's won several awards for its work, including a 2013 Legal Leader award from Time Magazine.

221 N Kansas St Ste 1505
El Paso, TX 79901

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Felipe D.J. Millan, P.C.

Felipe D.J. Milan PC is an immigration law firm that provides criminal defense to those facing deportation as a result of their crimes. The firm is located in El Paso and has been operating since 1994. Attorney Felipe Millan is admitted to practice in several courts throughout Texas and New Mexico and is board certified by the State Bar of Texas in immigration and nationality law. He also offers his services in all other cases of immigration law.

1147 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX 79902

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HHH Law Group

HHH Law Group is located in El Paso and provides criminal defense to individuals chasing charges such as assault, evasion, burglary, and driving while intoxicated. The firm's managing partner, Heather H. Hall, is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She previously served as an assistant district attorney for the Harris County District Attorney's Office. Other areas of practice include family law, personal injury, and civil litigation.

521 Texas Ave
El Paso, TX 79901

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John A. Wenke, Attorney at Law

John A. Wenke Attorney at Law offers criminal defense to clients in sexual harassment cases in El Paso and its surrounding areas. He provides counsel and representation before and during trial to his clients, aiming to have charges reduced or dropped so that his clients may avoid jail time and large fines. Attorney John A. Wenke was named Employment Lawyer of the Year in 2011 by Best Lawyers in El Paso.

501 E California Ave
El Paso, TX 79902

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Joseph R. Veith, Criminal Law & Personal Injury

Joseph R. Veith Criminal Law & Personal Injury is an El Paso-based firm providing criminal defense services to clients throughout the metro area. It is experienced with violent crimes such as assault and murder as well as drug offenses, organized crime, and white-collar crime. This firm is particularly experienced with federal crime defense which often involves charges concerning large-scale drug trafficking or possession, firearms, and extensive money laundering or bribery activities. It attempts to defends clients from prosecution or mitigate charges wherever possible.

2511 N Stanton St
El Paso, TX 79902

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Law Office of Michael R. Gibson

The Law Office of Michael R. Gibson is a solo practice law firm that's located in El Paso and serves clients throughout Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. The firm offers representation in a wide variety of criminal matters, including federal and state white-collar crimes and murder. Attorney Michael R. Gibson is a former assistant district attorney for the 34th District of Texas and sits on the board of directors for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers and the El Paso International Airport.

521 Texas Ave
El Paso, TX 79901

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Law office of Orlando Mondragon

Founded in 2001, The Law Office of Orlando Mondragon is an El Paso-based law firm licensed to practice criminal defense and immigration law in the federal and state courts of Texas and New Mexico. Established by former Assistant District Attorney for El Paso County, Orlando Mondragon, a graduate of the Texas Tech School of Law, the firm represents people charged or under investigation for a range of offenses, from DWI and drug possession to domestic violence and alien smuggling.

1028 E Rio Grande Ave
El Paso, TX 79902

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Law Offices of Manuel Solis

Founded in 1990, The Law Offices of Manuel Solis practices criminal, family, and immigration law from its base in El Paso and additional offices throughout Texas, Colorado, California, and Illinois. The firm's criminal defense lawyers have extensive experience representing the accused in many areas of criminal law, with particular knowledge in drug-related charges, such as possession, cultivation, and trafficking. The attorneys also defend people charged with DUI and crimes involving violence, such as robbery and murder.

3624 Admiral St
El Paso, TX 79925

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Lettunich Law Firm

The Lettunich Law Firm is a criminal defense and personal injury practice located in El Paso, serving the surrounding communities. The law firm's criminal defense attorneys defend people charged with felonies or misdemeanors or are under investigation. This includes those accused of manslaughter or murder, employees or professionals charged with tax evasion, anyone leaving the scene of a crime or disturbing the peace, and those indicted for burglary and arson.

609 N Laurel St
El Paso, TX 79903

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Lopez Molinar & Saroldi PLLC

Lopez, Molinar & Saroldi PLLC is a full-service law firm that provides legal counsel and representation to clients in El Paso and its surrounding areas. Its attorneys are experienced at handling a wide range of criminal charges, including white-collar crimes, assault, and theft. Additionally, services are available in several other practice areas, including civil litigation and corporate transactions. Attorney Jorge Lopez is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Texas and throughout Mexico.

310 N Mesa St Ste 900
El Paso, TX 79901

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Mark T. Davis, Attorney At Law

Established in 1993, Mark T. Davis Attorney at Law is a solo practice law firm that provides criminal defense to clients in the El Paso area. Mark T. Davis is experienced at handling cases in which the defendant has been charged with a crime such as driving while intoxicated or drug trafficking. He also practices in several other areas of law, including divorce, wills and probate, real estate, and foreclosure.

1554 Lomaland Dr
El Paso, TX 79935

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Military Trial Defenders

Military Trial Defenders in El Paso provides criminal defense around the world to service members in every branch of the U.S. military. It offers its services in a broad range of cases, including sexual assault drug offenses, child exploitation. Attorney Christopher D. Cazares is a former military member who is admitted to the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, as well as several other state bars. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Wells Fargo Plaza 221 N Kansas St #700
El Paso, TX 79901

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The Aranda Law Firm

The Aranda Law Firm is located in El Paso with additional locations in New Mexico and Arizona. It provides criminal defense in cases where a defendant is accused of crimes such as driving while intoxicated, probation violations, or federal drug offenses. Other areas of practice include personal injury law and family law. Family law services include divorce, child support, separation agreements, and custody disputes. The firm received the Birdseye Best Lawyer award in 2019.

2507 N Stanton St
El Paso, TX 79902

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The Law Office Of Juan Uraga

The Law Office of Juan Uraga is a solo-practice law firm that provides legal counsel and representation to clients in the El Paso area. Attorney Juan Uraga offers criminal defense to individuals who've been accused of a crime such as burglary, assault, or drug possession, offering representation before and at trial and aiming to have charges against his clients reduced or dropped. 24/7 emergency service is available and counsel can be provided in English or Spanish.

4171 N Mesa St Ste B201
El Paso, TX 79902

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The Law Office of Luis Yañez

The Law Office of Luis Yañez provides criminal representation to clients in the El Paso area. Attorney Luis Yañez is experienced at handling all criminal matters, including driving violations, domestic violence, theft, and firearm offenses. He also practices in several other legal areas, including family and personal injury law. He has been practicing law for more than eight years and is admitted to practice state and federal courts throughout Texas.

2520 Wyoming Ave
El Paso, TX 79903

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The Law Offices of Leonard Morales

Located in El Paso, The Law Offices of Leonard Morales practices criminal and military defense as well as family law. Established in 2003 by local attorney and veteran, Leonard Morales, a graduate of the Temple University School of Law, the firm is licensed to practice by the Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals for the Armed Forces. It defends in crimes involving drugs, juveniles, military sex offenses, and off-post/base crimes.

221 N Kansas St Ste 1103
El Paso, TX 79901

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The Matthew James, PLLC

The Matthew James PLLC offers legal services to clients in El Paso and Washington and their surrounding areas. It handles a variety of criminal cases, including sex crimes, drug crimes, and federal offenses. The firm's lead attorney, Matthew James Kozik, is a former U.S. Army Judge Advocate who served as both prosecutor and defense attorney. He is licensed to practice in state and federal courts throughout Texas. The Matthew James PLLC received an Avvo Clients' Choice award in 2019.

310 N Mesa St Ste 810
El Paso, TX 79901

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Valenzuela Law Firm

Valenzuela Law Firm is located in El Paso Texas. It offers legal counsel and representation in complex criminal cases, as well as civil and criminal appeals. Attorney Felix Valenzuela has represented clients in all state and federal courts in Texas. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and has received several awards for his work, including a MABA Outstanding Lawyer award. Additionally, he holds memberships in several professional organizations, including the Federal and El Paso Bar Associations.

221 N Kansas St Ste 1200
El Paso, TX 79901

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